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GiH News Roundup: eSports increasingly attractive to match-fixers; Responsible Gaming Conference triples in size
Traditional sports still offer higher returns to fixers than eSports. But perhaps not for long, The Economist reports. “ESports betting is increasingly attractive to the kind of people that eSports does not want attracted to it,” says Ian Smith, Head of the eSports Integrity Coalition. The 2017 Responsible Gaming Conference, hosted by Kindred Group and Malta’s Foundation for Social Welfare[Read More…]
GiH News Roundup: join us for drinks at SIGMA’17; LeoVegas posts 60% Q2 revenue increase, eyes expansion in Denmark and Germany
Going to Malta’s largest iGaming show SIGMA‘17? Gaming in Holland and Leaseweb invite you join us for drinks – including Dutch beers – on Thursday, 23 November 2017, starting at 7:30 pm. Places are limited, so please reserve your place today by registering here. On 24 November, SIGMA’17 will also feature a session on regulatory developments in the Netherlands, moderated[Read More…]
GiH News Roundup: KNWU receives €1m from Unibet; a voting guide for Dutch punters; 5% of players in BC generate 46% of online casino revenue
The Dutch Royal Cycling Union has received €1m from online operator Unibet without having to do anything in return. In sixteen days, the Netherlands will hold elections for the Lower House. How do participating political parties look upon gambling? Researchers have developed a new tool, The Positive Play Scale (PPS), to measure responsible gaming beliefs and behavior in their player-base:[Read More…]
VAN Kansspelen treedt op tegen kansspelverslaving / VAN Kansspelen Takes Action against Problem Gambling
[google-translator] Brancheorganisatie VAN Kansspelen heeft op eigen initiatief stappen gezet om horeca-exploitanten van speelautomaten problematisch speelgedrag te leren herkennen en voorkomen. In nauwe samenwerking met de Stichting Vakbekwaamheid Horeca (SVH), heeft VAN besloten tot de modernisering en versterking van preventiemaatregelen tegen problematisch gokgedrag in de horeca. Als symbolische start van deze samenwerking heeft de Stichting Vakbekwaamheid Horeca (SVH) het eerste[Read More…]
GiH News Roundup: money can’t buy happiness, lottery winners find; another crackdown on CFDs; PartyPoker hires tennis legend Boris Becker
74% of lucky lottery players who won one million euros or more, reported no increase in happiness, according to a customer survey by Dutch operator Postcode Loterij. Dutch art school students and the Centrum voor Verantwoord Spelen (“Center for Responsible Gaming”) have teamed up to warn of the risks of excessive gambling through several short video clips. Three Dutch inventors[Read More…]